RESEARCH ARTICLE


Effects of Cyberbullying Experience and Cyberbullying Tendency on School Violence in Early Adolescence



Mi-Kyoung Cho1, *, Miyoung Kim1, Gisoo Shin2
1 Eulji University, Seongnam-si, South Korea
2 Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea


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© 2017 Cho et al.

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* Address correspondence to this author at the Chung-Ang University, 84 Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea, 156-756, Tel: +82-2-820-5975, Fax: +82-2-824-7961; E-mail gisoo@cau.ac.kr


Abstract

Background:

School violence in early adolescence, whose frequency and status have recently changed significantly.

Objective:

This study attempts to detect the cyber bullying inclination of youth in early adolescence when aggressiveness reaches its peak, to identify school violence, and to develop a school violence prevention program. Method: This study was a survey research, investigating participants who were 470 middle school students in South Korea. For the analysis, independent t-test, one-way ANOVA and hierarchical regression analysis.

Results:

It is suggested that the school violence victimization experience and cyber bullying infliction experience has an influence in the school violence infliction. And the cyber bullying victimization experience and school violence victimization experience variables exert effects.

Conclusion:

The results of this study suggest that school nurses who are connecting to the community-school-home should take an active part in the development of school violence mediation education program, considering the cultural characteristics of the country.

Keywords: Adolescent , Cyberbullying , Middle school , Violence’ ANOVA, smartphones, School violence .